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Chuck Smith

Joel 2:28

Chuck Smith"THE PROMISE OF THE FATHER" I. THE PROMISE: "I WILL POUR OUT MY SPIRIT UPON ALL FLESH." A. To think, the Spirit of God upon a man. 1. I have seen men when spirit of fear. 2. I have seen spirit of happiness. 3. Spirit of sadness and depression. 4. Comprehend what this says the Spirit of God would com... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Jesus´ victory over the powers of darkness

Erlo StegenActs 16: 16 - 39 Paul was angered by the demonic spirit of divination which shouted out of the girl "these men are servants of the Most High, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation". Even though this was true Paul did not need demons to shout it out. He commanded the spirit to leave the gir... Read More
John Gill

The Ancient Mode of Baptizing by Immersion, Plunging, or Dipping into Water, Maintained and Vindicated.

John GillThe Ancient Mode Of Baptizing, BY IMMERSION, PLUNGING, OR DIPPING INTO WATER; Maintained And Vindicated; Against the Cavils and Exceptions of the Author of a late Pamphlet, entitled, The manner of Baptizing with Water cleared up from the Word of God and right Reason, etc. Together with some remarks ... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Spiritual Warfare (Luke 22:34)

T. Austin-Sparks"If you don't have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one" Luke 22:36. Later on Jesus said to those same disciples, "Put your sword back into its place, for all who draw the sword will die by the sword" (Matthew 26:52). There must be a good explanation for the Lord's earlier command that His disciples... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Suffering times

Thomas Brooks"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven!" Matthew 5:11-12. Suffering times are times wherein the Lord is pleased to give His people some sense of His favor. When th... Read More
Anton Bosch

Giants With Feet of Clay

Anton BoschPeople often see spiritual leaders like pastors, preachers and teachers as spiritual giants who are bullet proof, strong and self-sufficient. People feel that such leaders have little need of help, support, encouragement and advice since they seem to be so self-contained and strong. I am sure that i... Read More
Gospel Fellowships

New Wineskins for New Wine: Underground Churches by brother Larry

Gospel Fellowships“… Nor do they put new wine into old wineskins, or else the wineskins break, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But they put new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved.” (Matthew 9:16-17). In time, I began to understand what the Lord had in mind when He asked me if I was wil... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 35 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs XVI. 13, 14 And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont (Chrys. was thought likely) to be made; and we sat down, and spoke unto the women which resorted there. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped Go... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 8 on Ephesians

John ChrysostomChapter IV. Verses 1, 2 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith you were called, with all lowliness and meekness. It is the virtue of teachers to aim not at praise, nor at esteem from those under their authority, but at their salvation, and to do ... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

Belshazzar's Feast in its Application to the Great Exhibition

While Jeremiah was left at Jerusalem to witness the course of moral corruption there, and to warn of coming judgment, and while Ezekiel was among the remnant in the place of discipline or of righteousness on the river Chebar, Daniel is set among the Gentiles, even at Babylon, to learn the history an... Read More

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